Michael Hardman taught physics,calculus and trigonometry at Martin County High School from 1973- 1976; whereas he also coached football, baseball and tennis. He left teaching to work at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft at its 8500 employee height in 1976. He was a senior computer engineer on various scientific projects. Mr. Hardman then formed his own defense contracting business in the Southern California area. Mr. Hardman is married to Julie and they have 2 daughters, and one son. Julie, and Michael have one 3 year old grandson named Parker, and both daughters are expecting in November and December; both boys.